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Today in Black America - April 2

POSTED: April 02, 2024, 8:00 am

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The New York Times

Trump Gets Bond Deal to Ward Off $454 Million Judgment, for Now

Here’s how Donald Trump has moved money from donations to pay $100 million in legal bills.

Daniel Moore, Founder of an African American Museum, Dies at 88


USA Today

ATM skimming theft in California highlights rise in scams across U.S.

Florida court clears the way for ballot measure on abortion rights – while granting 6-week ban

Trump Media auditor raises doubts about Truth Social's future in new filing


The Washington Post

Trump posts $175M bond to keep N.Y. authorities from seizing property

Opinion: ‘DEI mayor’ insults prove that unapologetic racism is back

The former Trump aides who would rather not see him on the ballot


The Associated Press

Oregon governor signs a bill recriminalizing drug possession into law

Many more people have died after police subdued them than the public knows. These are their stories

In many African countries, abortions are legal. But information and access can be hard to come by


The Los Angeles Times


California is building fewer homes. The state could get even more expensive

Newsom has approved three California prison closures but resists pressure to shutter more

Trump Media stock falls more than 21% after company discloses $58-million loss for 2023


NJ.com

A judge’s decision is sending shockwaves through N.J., where politics is ruled by backroom deals

A judge makes another big decision in fight over N.J.’s controversial primary ballot system


N.J. mayor subject of investigation over ‘family matter,’ lawyer says


The Chicago Sun-Times


Marches, vigils and growing fear that Chicago police have forgotten about the slaying of a 3-year-old boy

32 shot, 7 killed in deadliest weekend of 2024


Police Committee defies Johnson on ShotSpotter, with his allies and critics supporting the technology



The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Georgia GOP official refuses to resign after judge rules he voted illegally


With enthusiasm, Raffensperger advises Larry David to curb attacks on voter law


PSC clears forced land sales for railroad in poor Georgia county




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